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Plan of Salisbury Cathedral, 1075 to 1092 AD



Title: Plan of Salisbury Cathedral
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Description: This is the Plan of Salisbury Cathedral. It is an example of English Gothic architecture. The scale is in feet. "The square eastern termination, the less ambitious height, and the comparatively simple buttress-system, combine to give the English Gothic cathedral an air of great repose than is found in the magnificent triumphs of Frence Gothic art." The grouping &qout;of ‘lancet’ windows, the piercing of the wall above them with the foiled circles, and the combination of the whole under an enclosed arch, soonn led to the introduction of tracery, for which the design of earlier triforium arcades had also afforded a suggestion.&qout;
Source: , The Enctclopædia Britannica a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information Eleventh Edition Volume II Andros to Austria (New York, NY: The Encyclopædia Britannica Company, 1910) 403
Map Credit: Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman.
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